'Sun Flare' rose Description
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
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Medium yellow Floribunda.Registration name: JACjemExhibition name:
Yellow. Mild, licorice fragrance. 20 to 25 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles, compact, well-branched. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 2' to 4' (60 to 120cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
New Zealand - Patent No: 324 on 5 Aug 1996
Application No: ROS203 on 10 Sep 1985
Breeder's References: 74-2681.
United States - Patent No: PP 5,001 on 22 Mar 1983 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/299,024 on 3 Sep 1981